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Construction Begins on $265 million UK Academic Research Facility

University of Kentucky broke ground on a new $265 million, 306,000-square-foot collaborative research center on its Lexington campus.

The facility will house scientific research that will work to resolve health disparities in the state, including cancer, obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and substance abuse.  It’s expected to be completed in summer 2018.

Research Building Two will feature a collaborative design approach to improve productivity, including natural light throughout the facility and open work space where wet lab researchers and data analysts work together.

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